Operation School Bell®
Operation School Bell (OSB) provides needy and at-risk local elementary and middle school children with new clothing, personal care items, a $20 Payless shoe voucher and a new book.
- 2,370 elementary and middle school children in eight area school districts received services though OSB during 2013-2014.
- 21,938 elementary age children have been clothed over the last 22 years of OSB's operation. 581 middle school students have received clothing and supplies through the OSB program over the last four years.
- Over 85% of school counselors felt participation in the program had a very positive effect on student confidence
A teacher comment: "...this makes a tremendous impact on their lives...this helps them to be comfortable and confident students."
Another teacher comment: "...this program has been helpful in boosting student confidence by decreasing the social issues related to wearing the right clothes."
A counselor comment: "...students self-concept soars...even in the days ahead..."
Student comments: "..."it felt really cool and special"
and " Thank you for the clothes. The clothes fit on very well and I really like the red jacket I got."
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